oscar winning movies to stream

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Here are the Oscar winning movies to stream online


The Irishman (2019)

the irishman 2019

Warner Bros.

Netflix can cross another big item of its company bucket list, as they've wooed legendary director Martin Scorsese to the fold. Even better, this biographical crime drama features Scorsese working with dome familiar faces. Robert De Niro stars as labor union leader Frank Sheeran, the man famous for killing mob boss Jimmy Hoffa (played here by Al Pacino).

The Irishman
"His story changed history"
77
R3 hr 29 minSep 27th, 2019


Green Book (2018)

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Green Book
"Inspired by a True Friendship"
83
PG-132 hr 10 minNov 16th, 2018


Moonlight (2016)

moonlight 2016

A24

After the biggest Oscar mix-up of all time, this moving indie won Best Picture over "La La Land." It also scored wins for Mahershala Ali and Best Adapted Screenplay. It received 8 noms in all, including for its stunning cinematography and director Barry Jenkins.

Moonlight
Moonlight
"This is the story of a lifetime"
74
R1 hr 51 minSep 2nd, 2016


Spotlight (2015)

spotlight 2015

Open Road Films

This tense, true-life drama about a team of Boston journalists who exposed decades of abuse in the Catholic church won Best Picture and Original Screenplay, as well as nominations for Rachel McAdams and Mark Ruffalo.

Spotlight
"Break the story. Break the silence."
78
R2 hr 9 minSep 5th, 2015


Argo (2012)

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Argo
"The movie was fake. The mission was real."
73
R2 hrAug 31st, 2012


The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

The King's Speech
"Find your voice."
77
R1 hr 58 minSep 6th, 2010


Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Slumdog Millionaire
"What does it take to find a lost love? A. Money, B. Luck, C. Smarts, D. Destiny"
77
R2 hrAug 30th, 2008


There Will Be Blood (2007)

there will be blood 2007

Paramount Vantage

Daniel Day-Lewis collected his second Best Actor Oscar as larger-than-life Daniel Plainview. Cinematographer Robert Elswit also won an Oscar. The film was nominated for 8 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

There Will Be Blood
"There Will Be Greed. There Will Be Vengeance."
81
R2 hr 38 minSep 27th, 2007


The Departed (2006)

the departed 2006

Warner Bros.

The crime drama that finally won Best Picture and Best Director for Martin Scorsese. No noms for any of the stellar cast... except for Mark Wahlberg. Wha?!

The Departed
"Lies. Betrayal. Sacrifice. How far will you take it?"
82
R2 hr 31 minSep 26th, 2006


Million Dollar Baby (2004)

million dollar baby 2004

Warner Bros.

Star Hilary Swank and director Clint Eastwood won their second batch of Oscars for this boxing drama. It also won Best Supporting Actor for Morgan Freeman and Best Picture.

Million Dollar Baby
"Beyond his silence, there is a past. Beyond her dreams, there is a feeling. Beyond hope, there is a memory. Beyond their journey, there is a love."
80
PG-132 hr 12 minDec 5th, 2004


A Beautiful Mind (2001)

He saw the world in a way no one could have imagined. John Nash (Russel Crowe) is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind
"He saw the world in a way no one could have imagined."
78
PG-132 hr 15 minDec 12th, 2001


Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Gladiator
"A Hero Will Rise."
82
R2 hr 35 minMay 1st, 2000


American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

American Beauty
American Beauty
"Look closer."
80
R2 hr 2 minSep 8th, 1999


Good Will Hunting (1997)

good will hunting 1997

MIramax

It didn't win Best Picture, but those feel-good wins for an overwhelmed Robin Williams (Best Supporting Actor) and screenplay (Matt Damon and Ben Affleck) gave us some of our favorite Oscar moments ever.

Good Will Hunting
"For the first 20 years of his life, Will Hunting has called the shots. Now he's about to meet his match."
81
R2 hr 7 minDec 2nd, 1997


Jerry Maguire (1996)

jerry maguire 1996

TriStar Pictures

Ready for something upbeat after all those downer dramas? Cuba Gooding Jr.'s star athlete is every bit as entertaining as his unforgettable acceptance speech. Also nominated: Tom Cruise and director Cameron Crowe.

Jerry Maguire
"Everybody loved him... Everybody disappeared."
69
R2 hr 18 minDec 6th, 1996


Braveheart (1995)

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Braveheart
"Every man dies. Not every man truly lives."
79
R2 hr 58 minMay 24th, 1995


Forrest Gump (1994)

Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get. A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

Forrest Gump
"Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get."
85
PG-132 hr 22 minJun 23rd, 1994


Schindler's List (1993)

schindlers list 1993

Universal

Steven Spielberg's acclaimed Holocaust drama won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography. Stars Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes were nominated (and robbed)?

Schindler's List
"Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire."
86
R3 hr 15 minNov 30th, 1993


Howards End (1992)

howards end 1992

Sony Pictures Classics

Emma Thompson won Best Actress for this sumptuous Merchant-Ivory film. It also won awards for screenplay and art direction. It was nominated for Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Costume Design, Music, and Supporting Actress (Vanessa Redgrave).

Howards End
71
PG2 hr 22 minFeb 27th, 1992


Silence of the Lambs (1991)

silence of the lambs 1991

Orion

The first horror film to win Best Picture at the Oscars (it also won Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director) remains one of the greatest films of the genre. Anthony Hopkins was perfection as Hannibal Lecter and we're right there with Clarice (Jodie Foster) for every heart-stopping moment.

The Silence of the Lambs
"To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman."
83
R1 hr 59 minJan 30th, 1991


Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned.

Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy
"The funny, touching and totally irresistible story of a working relationship that became a 25-year friendship."
73
PG1 hr 39 minDec 11th, 1989


Rain Man (1988)

A journey through understanding and fellowship. Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Rain Man
Rain Man
"A journey through understanding and fellowship."
78
R2 hr 14 minDec 11th, 1988


Terms of Endearment (1983)

terms of endearment 1983

Paramount

This mother-daughter tearjerker scored 5 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Shirley MacLaine) and Best Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson) and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment
"Come to laugh, come to cry, come to care, come to terms."
71
PG2 hr 12 minNov 20th, 1983


Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

raiders of the lost ark 1981

Paramount

Steven Spielberg's ode to B-movie serials is not only one of the greatest popcorn films of all time, it won 5 Oscars: Best Art Direction, Film Editing, Sound, and Visual Effects, and a Special Achievement Award for Sound Effects Editing. Best Picture went (controversially) to "Chariots of Fire."

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark
"Indiana Jones - the new hero from the creators of JAWS and STAR WARS."
79
PG1 hr 55 minJun 12th, 1981


Rocky (1976)

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

Rocky
Rocky
"His whole life was a million-to-one shot."
78
PG2 hrNov 21st, 1976


The Godfather (1972)

the godfather 1972

Paramount

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

The Godfather
The Godfather
"An offer you can't refuse."
87
R2 hr 55 minMar 15th, 1972


The French Connection (1971)

the french connection 1971 The famous car chase still makes audiences gasp and New York City was rarely grittier than in William Friedkin's police thriller that won Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, and Best Actor for Gene Hackman as dogged cop Popeye Doyle.

The French Connection
The French Connection
"There are no rules and no holds barred when Popeye cuts loose!"
76
R1 hr 44 minOct 7th, 1971


In the Heat of the Night (1967)

in the heat of the night 1967

United Artists

This blistering crime drama in which a black cop from Philadelphia (Sidney Poitier) investigates a crime in the deeply racist South won 5 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Rod Steiger. (Poitier won his Best Actor Oscar for "Lilies of the Field.")

In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
"They got a murder on their hands. They don’t know what to do with it."
77
PG-131 hr 49 minAug 2nd, 1967


To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

to kill a mockingbird 1962

Universal

A landmark American film that's still enthralling, more than 50 years later. Gregory Peck won a Best Actor Oscar for his career-defining performance as noble lawyer Atticus Finch, who defends a black man (Brock Peters) unjustly accused of rape.

To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
"The rare film story of a father who must expose his children to a small town's outraged passions… and can only protect them with his love."
81
NR2 hr 9 minDec 25th, 1962


Gone With the Wind (1939)

gone with the wind 1939

MGM

This hasn't-aged-so-well Civil War epic swept the field with 10 Oscar wins, including the first-ever win for a black actor: Hattie McDaniel. For that alone, it's a landmark film.

Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind
"The greatest romance of all time!"
80
G3 hr 53 minDec 15th, 1939